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Editor: David Keighley
13th October 2016

UK businesses are spending around £860m more than they need to on energy - something that could be fixed with just 'a bit of good behaviour', according to a new report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research for npower Business Solutions (nBS). The report urges businesses to use better 'carbon psychology' to help shrink their bills.

Phil Griffiths, a Carbon Psychologist at nBS, said: "Despite my job title I want to help businesses get off the couch, rather than lie down on it in a darkened room. There is a massive opportunity here for businesses to cut their overheads. They don't even need to invest to make substantial savings - just change workforce behaviour. And research shows that energy efficiency improvements result in a more motivated workforce as well as significant emissions reductions."

There is a range of tools available to help companies save energy. But, says npower, a bit of old-fashioned 'carbon psychology' can drive big savings.

You can read more about this topic here.


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